Sensory-Friendly Family Events


Families with children who have sensory processing challenges, like those on the Autism spectrum, are invited to the Nasher for customized experiences intended to engage, nurture, and educate all types of learners. 

Online Activities

Learners with sensory processing challenges are invited to enjoy these projects created for the Nasher by our Sensory Consortium partners.

Drawing of an open book

Sensory Storytime at Home from the Dallas Public Library

Listen to a storytime featuring fish, paint, and songs for young children  / Watch on YouTube
Listen to a storytime about sculpture, poetry and jazz for older children and teens / Watch on YouTube
Discover more books to read at home / Download PDF
Enjoy some sensory rhymes / Download PDF

Drawing of a woman with her arms wrapped around her waist

Fairy Tale Calm-Down activity from the Dallas Public Library / Download PDF

Drawing of a raincloud

Weather the Storm activity designed by Texas Woman's University Occupational Therapy students / Download PDF

Drawing of a bird

Animal Crossings activity designed by Texas Woman's University Occupational Therapy students / Download PDF

Drawing of a girl wearing a superhero cape

What Makes You Feel Strong? activity designed by Texas Woman's University Occupational Therapy students / Watch on YouTube

Drawing of a mixing bowl and spoon

Make and Bake Artwork activity designed by Texas Woman's University Occupational Therapy students / Watch on YouTube

Hand and Foot Hopscotch activity designed by Texas Woman's University Occupational Therapy students / Download PDF

All Aboard the Emotion Express activity designed by Texas Woman's University Occupational Therapy students / Download PDF


As part of the Dallas Sensory Consortium, the Nasher Sculpture Center hosts annual events, with content offered by partner institutions (Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Zoo, Dallas Public Library, Frontiers of Flight Museum, Texas Woman's University), and also participates at sensory events with constituent partners. Texas Woman’s University professors and graduate students lend their expertise in planning and facilitating events to ensure a positive experience for all. Lern more at the Sensory Days Dallas website. 

Partners

Dallas Museum of Art
Dallas Public Library
Dallas Zoo
Frontiers of Flight Museum
Texas Woman’s University School of Occupational Therapy

Nasher Sculpture Center
2001 Flora Street
Dallas, Texas 75201
214.242.5100
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